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BivariateCovariance Method

Computes the covariance of the two variables.

Namespace:  Meta.Numerics.Statistics
Assembly:  Meta.Numerics (in Meta.Numerics.dll) Version: 4.1.4
public static double Covariance(
	this IReadOnlyList<double> x,
	IReadOnlyList<double> y


Type: System.Collections.GenericIReadOnlyListDouble
The values of the first variable.
Type: System.Collections.GenericIReadOnlyListDouble
The values of the second variable.

Return Value

Type: Double
The covariance between the two variables.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type IReadOnlyListDouble. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).
ArgumentNullExceptionx or y is .
DimensionMismatchExceptionx and y do not contain the same number of entries.
InsufficientDataExceptionThere are fewer than two entries in the sample.
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